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Re: usplash or fbsplash?


The commercial debian based distro  XandrOS  uses a bootsplash like
feature called splashfx that works in userspace. The Splashfx supposes
to be a Gnu project but I couldn't find it. Anyone have more info
about this?

On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 15:52:03 +0100, website <website_debian@tiscali.it> wrote:
> Hi to all
> we have made a developer group to work on a project called debsplash, it is a
> bootsplash for debian.
> Initially we started to port fbsplash on debian, but when we were working we
> met another idea of bootsplash from ubuntu distro.
> Ubuntu developers have thought to a bootsplash that is completely made in
> userspace. So it doesn't have any kernel patch.
> There is a main problem in this, really usplash is a child project so there
> are not "valid" sources for now.
> You can read some infos about fbsplash at
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/gensplash/
> You can read some infos about usplash at
> http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/WartyWarthogUsplash
> Now we have to decide which approach to choose, the fbsplash one or the
> usplash one, please sent your vote replying this message. If you are not
> interested to this stuff please do nothing.
> --
> website

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